Stanford team achieves ''holy grail'' of battery design: A stable lithium anode
(Stanford School of Engineering) The Stanford team''s nanosphere layer resembles a honeycomb: it creates a flexible, uniform and non-reactive film that protects the unstable lithium from the drawbacks that have made it such a challenge.
Cell therapy for multiple sclerosis patients: Closer than ever?
For the first time, scientists generated induced pluripotent stem cells lines from skin samples of patients with primary progressive multiple sclerosis and further, they developed an accelerated protocol to induce these stem cells into becoming oligodendrocytes, the myelin-forming cells of the centr...
Decisions ripple through flocks of birds like a wave
3D videos of starlings show that cues to turn flow through the flock like ripples on a pond, rather than spreading evenly like a diffusing gas
How Google Street View is Tackling Methane Leaks
Street by street, tracking methane leaks.
WATCH LIVE @ 3 pm ET: How the Hubble Space Telescope Works Webcast
Scientists with the Hubble Space Telescope are hosting a webcast to answer questions about how NASA and the European Space Agency''s huge eye in the sky works.
World War I: The War of the Inventors
Many of the Great War's technologies were conceived earlier, but the rigors of battle accelerated their development
Marathon Span: World''s Longest Sea Bridge Opens
China opened the world''s longest bridge over water on Thursday. The Jiaozhou Bay bridge is 26.4 miles long, according to Guinness World Records. It links China''s eastern port city of Qingdao to Huangdao island. State-run CCTV said the 110-foot-wide bridge cost more than 10 billion yuan ($1.5 billi...
Report: Email volume rises 13% in Q3
New York-Overall email volume increased by 12.7% in the third quarter compared with the year-earlier period, and unique open rates rose 6.0%, according to a new report by Experian Marketing Services.